HEAD AND NECK SURGERY

Special Considerations for Reconstructive Surgery

Dec 2, 2017 by in HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Comments Off on Special Considerations for Reconstructive Surgery

9 Special Considerations for Reconstructive Surgery Scott McCusker, Fawn Hogan Summary This chapter discusses additional photographic concerns for reconstructive surgical procedures, including timing of photography, assessment of the premorbid state…

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Photographic Equipment

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2 Photographic Equipment Blaise Douros Summary This chapter provides detailed descriptions of the photography gear that is required to obtain high-quality medical images. It discusses acceptable options for cameras, lenses,…

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Studio Photography Techniques

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3 Studio Photography Techniques Blaise Douros Summary This chapter discusses proper use of studio conditions to create optimum medical images. Light quality, the use of light modifiers, proper arrangement and…

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Small Structures and Macrophotography

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4 Small Structures and Macrophotography Scott McCusker, Blaise Douros Summary This chapter discusses the special photographic techniques that are required for depiction of subjects smaller than 1 inch in diameter….

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Approach to the Patient

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7 Approach to the Patient Scott McCusker Summary This chapter discusses practical concerns related to interacting with patients during the medical photography process. The informed consent process is detailed, and…

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Intraoperative Photography

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8 Intraoperative Photography Scott McCusker, Fawn Hogan Summary This chapter discusses special techniques required to safely obtain useful clinical images in the constrained environment of the operative theater. Sterility concerns…

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Head and Neck Surgery

Mar 25, 2017 by in HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Comments Off on Head and Neck Surgery

Complications, risks, and consequences Estimated frequency Most significant/serious complications Infection 1–5 % Bleeding/hematoma formation 1–5 % Vascular injury 1–5 %  External jugular vein branches  Thyroid injurya 1–5 % Damage to…

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Hernia Surgery

Mar 25, 2017 by in HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Comments Off on Hernia Surgery

Complications, risks, and consequences Estimated frequency Most significant/serious complications Bruising 50–80 % Bleeding/hematoma formationa 5–20 % Infection 1–5 % Seroma formation 5–20 % Rare significant/serious problems Suture abscess ± suture sinusa 0.1–1…

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